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MD, University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine Pittsburgh, PA, USA
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MD Anderson Cancer Center Houston, TX Rhode Island Hospital Providence, RI
UPMC ShadysideUPMC PresbyterianUPMC St. MargaretChildren's Hospital of Pittsburgh of UPMC
Dr. McGough received his undergraduate degree at the University of Pennsylvania, and his medical degree at the University of Pittsburgh. He completed his orthopaedic training at Brown University, and an orthopaedic traumatology fellowship at Rhode Island Hospital. He trained in orthopaedic oncology at the University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center, and remained at that institution as a clinical specialist and research fellow following his fellowship.
His clinical interests include bone and soft tissue sarcomas, pelvic reconstruction, limb salvage, and metastatic disease to bone. His research has been in angiogenesis and chondrosarcoma. He is the author of numerous journal articles and book chapters, and maintains an active teaching schedule at the University of Pittsburgh, as well as at Hamot Medical Center.
Patient comments are gathered from our Press Ganey Patient Satisfaction Survey and are displayed in their entirety. Patients are de-identified for confidentiality and patient privacy.
Total Comments: 52
I was very happy with the providers care and help with my problem
Dr. was able to give immediate treatment for swollen knee. he explained things thoroughly.
I would like for the provider to do more listening instead of not letting you even finish your sentences before hes giving you an answer. The provider was surprised I was taking a medication that his PA prescribed to me. Physician did not fully explain what I was diagnosed with and what my future holds for this disease.
Our treatment was excellent. Of special note was what occurred when lab work was ordered. since we live 2+ hours away, it was necessary to complete the lab work while we were there. When we expressed our concern about our son's behavior while we waited at the lab, the staff member called down to the lab and reported our concern. when we got to the lab, we were taken to a more private area to wait and taken soon after. Made a possibly stressful event much easier.
Dr. McGough is phenomenal!
Provider seemed very distracted this visit. We had to remind him to look at our daughter's MRI results.
Excellent medical care
Dr. McGough took the time to show me, side by side, my xrays from three months ago and from yesterday (he had performed a synovectomy with bone graft near my ankle about five months ago). He showed me the changes that could be seen and explained how they indicated that the graft was healing nicely.
Dr.McGough is excellent. I have complete confidence in him.
The provider was very supportive in explaining my condition to me and the procedures that addressing it would require. He was very professional while still be sensitive to my concerns.
I am extremely happy with this doctor and the staff so far. This was my first visit.
Prompt and thorough.
very helpful in addressing another issue I had not related to my visit
Dr. Mcgough was very thorough and took the time to answer any questions without us ever feeling rushed.
felt very comfortable
very good doctor visit and I like and trust him
First visit. Very impressive operationally. Service was kind and professional.
excellent experience and Dr.
Everything was perfect. Every doctor visit should be like this, including everyone I saw.
Athens most compassionate, caring, concerned,loving doctor I have ever met!
this was my very first visit with Dr. McGough. I was referred because a recent ankle sprain/ x-Ray revealed a tumor in my ankle, further imaging identified it as possible PVNS which is rare but Right up Dr. McGough's alley. I believe he might actually be the most experienced doctor in the country dealing with this. was very glad that my PCP could arrange for me to be seen within a few days, and was very reassured by his knowledgable manner etc. surgery scheduled next week and I have complete confidence that I am getting the best care possible, very grateful!
Dr. McGough knows what he is doing and I trust his advice and directions
I was seen promptly. The staff worked hard to see that I was able to have the test required and explained everything that needed done.
The staff was very attentive and helpful.
this visit was prompt and to the point, just the way I like it....they are all great
They did good work.
Wonderful doctor. Always prompt with visit times and explains things in a clear precise manner.
Dr. McCough made me feel confident in regards to the surgery he will be performing this Friday. Although I felt bad Dr. Goodman is not part of this it would have been too risky to wait another week. Also I truly believe in Dr. McCough's diagnosis and the plan moving forward. Thankful I was able to receive a quick appointment along with a surgery date the same week.
great doctor. terrific staff
All medical staff were excellent.
competent, engaged, caring
Dr. Mcgough is great at explaining my progress since knee surgery. I am confident in having him as my surgeon.
He makes me feel good.
Always a pleasure visiting Dr McGough's office!
I appreciate the concern and advice given by Dr. McGough throughout the past four years.
My appointments with Dr. McGough always go smoothly. He is an excellent care giver.
Dr. McGough III, MD provided me with excellent care. His down to earth attitude was refreshing. He took the time to ensure I understood everything he was telling me. He showed me my MRI and explained it in detail to me. Overall, he is an outstanding physician and medical provider, who I would visit again when necessary.
very good visit
Super place for knee surgery !
I love Dr. McGough, Prudy, Anna & all the staff in this practice. My yearly check-ups are like 'going home' & if I have any problems during the year they make sure to see me quickly & meet all my needs.
Dr. McGough and the staff are always kind, helpful and have always made my visits comfortable. I feel truly cared for there, not just another number!
ALL WERE VERY PROFESSIONAL
We love Dr. McGough and his entire staff. He has a wonderful bedside manner and is a fantastic surgeon who did an amazing job operating on our daughter's knee. She is back to full activity level and we owe all of that to Dr. McGough!!!!
The Dr. was extremely nice, had the time to answer all my questions- no matter how stupid....Made me feel comfortable.Made me glad that I met him..
love love love Dr McGough! trust him completely! compassionate, caring, knowledgeable, man, wouldn't want to be in anyone else's care!
I love that my doctor embraces my concern and relays information that helps me to understand my situation and the activity of his work and purposes.
Very personable. Feel good about upcoming surgery.
Dr McGough is very compassionate and listens carefully to your questions. He reviews test scans in great detail and makes sure you fully understand your condition and recommended procedures to be followed
All very good.
I was pleased that Dr. McGough was able to put me at ease considering that this could have been a much more stressful appointment for me.
one of the best experience that i have had at a hospital
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